Back to School DIY Pencil Holder | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BoxTopsHero #CollectiveBias Box Tops for Education This school year Sola will be attending a public school ALE (Alternative Learning Enviornment), so like other public school families, we are stocking up on paper products for our school, such as […]

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How to Carve a Melon Basket | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, INC. and The Coca-Cola Company, all opinions are mine alone. #SummerRefreshment #Kroger #CollectiveBias Did your mom used to carve melon baskets when you were young? The memory of my mom’s melon baskets really stands out for me. In my younger self’s mind, nothing short of pure genius […]

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HLSDA Fast Transcripts Program for Homeschoolers | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

I was recently contacted by the HSLDA and asked if I was aware of their Fast Transcripts program, which helps homeschoolers create transcripts. I had never heard of the program before and agreed to give it a trial run. I have already graduated four kids now and made all of their transcripts the old fashioned […]

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Here is the third and final segment of our Australia homeschool unit plan. As I mentioned in a past posts, we are using  Little Passports (affiliate link) for our geography “spine”. The sixth kit that comes with the Little Passports World Edition subscription is Australia. As usual, I created a printable mapping Australia worksheet. This […]

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Australian Recipes, Projects, and Crafts for Kids | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

As I mentioned in my last post, I am trying to change things up a bit with my posts about our geography unit plans that I plan around our monthly Little Passports subscription kits. As we have progressed through the kits, we have been getting into more and more detail about each country. Consequently, my […]

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